A Question of Boris – SJA meets London’s Mayor

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The Sports Journalists’ Association is delighted that it has been invited by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, to an evening reception at City Hall from 6.30pm on Wednesday, May 19, to discuss capital sporting matters in the run-up to the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Please note the change of date. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Entry will be for a very limited number of SJA members only, chosen on a first-come, first-reserved basis.

“I have been talking to the Mayor’s office since we had a meeting at the Beijing Olympics,” said SJA Chairman Barry Newcombe. “Obviously, we are delighted to have an opportunity to meet the Mayor and discuss a range of issues around sport in London, including, of course, the 2012 Games.”

Following the Sporting Question Time with Gerry Sutcliffe, Hugh Robertson and Don Foster, the SJA’s meeting with the Mayor of London demonstrates the SJA’s growing influence as Britain enters its “Decade of Sport”.

To book your place, click here to send us an email with your name, SJA membership number and address, writing “Sporting Question Time with Boris” in the subject field.

Join the SJA today – click here for details and membership application form

First posted Feb 27

Other SJA dates for your diaries
Mon Apr 12: SJA Spring Golf Day, to be staged at Surbiton GC. To book, contact Paul Trow (07973 862747).

Thu Apr 15: SJA 2010 Annual Meeting, at offices of UK Sport

Mon Apr 19: SJA/LOCOG guided tour of Olympic Park (2pm – booking details to be announced)

Sun Apr 25: SJA Cricket Day. Enjoy corporate hospitality with friends and colleagues, and bring along your partner, as Lancashire take on Surrey. Tickets £65 each. To book your tickets, click here to send us an email with your name, address (for invoicing), and number of places required, writing “SJA Cricket Day ” in the subject field.

Wed May 19:The SJA’s second “Sporting Question Time”, this time with London Mayor Boris Johnson at City Hall. This will be strictly for SJA members only.

Mon Sep 13: SJA Autumn Golf Day, Muswell Hill GC. To book, contact Paul Trow (07973 862747).

All dates and details subject to change.

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